Former President Thabo Mbeki is expected to brief Tanzanian President, John Magufuli, on the impact of illicit financial flows on his country.
The soldiers started fanning out in the cashew nut growing regions of southern Tanzania – a jolting sight for traders and, campaigners say, a watershed moment for a country once held up as a darling of development groups.
The United States has spoken out against Tanzanian moves to cut back human rights and civil liberties, including arrests and harassment of “marginalised” people such as homosexuals.
A Tanzanian opposition leader was charged on Friday with sedition and inciting hatred days after he said scores died in clashes between officers and herdsmen in his western home district.
Tanzania President John Magufuli has ordered a 94 percent increase to Cashew nut prices at the industry regulator’s auctions and fired the organisation’s head in moves he said are aimed at safeguarding farmers from unsustainable low prices.