The recent gas tanker explosion in Northern Nigeria continues the raise the question about the standards of health and safety in Nigeria. Emmanuel Uwalaka, Regional Administrator, Nigeria Region, of the Occupational Safety and Health Association, joins CNBC Africa to discuss safety consciousness in Nigeria.
Sibanye Gold's Cooke operation in South Africa will remain shut until at least Thursday.
The industry in the world's top platinum producer has for years complained that government inspectors have been imposing arbitrary stoppages
Health and safety issues in the mining industry were "non negotiable" in order to reduce deaths and injuries, said SA government.