“you got the silver, you got the gold, you got the diamonds from the mine, but it’s all right, it’ll buy some time”

These verses were not about the Tanzania, but they’d have been.

Barrick Gold is seeking deal with the Tanzanian government–http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/business/Barrick-Gold-seeks-deal-with-Dar-to-lift-ban-on-gold/2560-4163706-3qdltyz/index.html

Meanwhile, the revenue of Petra Diamonds is falling–http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/business/Petra-Diamonds-revenues-fall-from-Tanzania-crackdown/2560-4163486-9nhxv3/index.html