The Congolese president Félix Tshisekedi was accused by President Paul Kagame of fomenting "grounds for an emergency so that [next year's] elections don't take place."
The president is charged with kidnapping the thieves and buying their silence in order to cover up a $4 million (£3.3 million) robbery from his property in 2020.
former president Olusegun Obasanjo described how the African Union's Horn of Africa region's efforts resulted in the peaceful end of Ethiopia's two-year civil war, noting that it took the union eight months to broker peace.
Al-Shabab assaulted the popular location close to the presidential palace and held a siege during the previous night. On Monday, Somalia's security forces engaged in gunfire with terrorists holed up in a hotel in Mogadishu.
The preliminary investigation into the crash of a passenger airliner into Lake Victoria, which claimed the lives of 19 people, has been disavowed by the Tanzanian government.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo had rejected claims that a French military plane allegedly filled with weaponry landed at the Kisangani airport on Friday.