The businessman, who was also arrested, was meant to "give the foot to a healer so that he would make a product which would make him (the father) prosperous," said the statement.
Saitoti Petro, a tall, slender 29-year-old, is marching with four other young men who belong to a pastoralist people called the Maasai. Beneath the folds of his thick cloak, he carries a sharpened machete.
President John Magufuli declared a period of mourning through Monday following the deadly blast near the town of Morogoro, west of Dar es Salaam.
The rigorous training the teenage members of Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah team underwent for the 7-day expedition offers tips for aspiring mountaineers.
He was the country's third president after independence from Britain in 1962 and ruled from 1995 to 2005.
Dhs1.4 million is pledged to support cancer patients in the UAE; Dhs11.18 million goes towards nine projects serving patients in Pakistan, Jordan, Mauritania, Tanzania, Ethiopia, East Africa, Palestine, and Côte d'Ivoire
Tanzanian police have arrested Freeman Mbowe, the leader of the main opposition party Chadema, according to Tundu Lissu, the party's candidate in last week's presidential election.