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Congolese motorcycle taxis wait for clients next to an election poster of incumbent President Joseph Kabila on November 25,2011 in the eastern city of Goma. The Democratic Republic of Congo is to hold, on November 28, its second presidential and parliamentary elections since back-to-back wars from 1996 to 2003. The DR Congo has 32,024,640 registered voters, up from 25 million at the last polls in 2006. And the number of candidates is also a record: 18,835 contesting 500 seats in the national assembly, up from about 9,600. Kabila's slogan reads, in French: "100 percent safe."