Eye on Africa

Tanzania's election toughest challenge to ruling party in half a century

Votes are being counted in Tanzania after a tight election race. The ruling CCM has faced its first major challenge in decades but is nonetheless confident of getting the outcome it wants. Also, Ivory Coast’s presidential ballot is given a clean bill of health by observers despite opposition complaints. Voters are waiting expectantly for results due on Tuesday. And the Nigerian film industry is already worth billions of dollars, but progress and investment is being hit hard by piracy.