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Last Updated: Tuesday, 25 July 2006, 16:18 GMT 17:18 UK
In pictures: Goma's campaign trail

Women in front of a poster in Goma

The streets of Goma in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo are loud with the sounds of campaigning.

Campaigners on motorbikes in Goma

The scramble for votes is intense, there are 114 candidates competing for only four places to represent the town as MPs.

Campaign trucks in Goma

There is an air of excitement in the city. Loudspeakers shout out messages from the roofs of these hired trucks.

Candidate Kambale Kalimbalu waving in Goma from his car

Kambale Kalimbalu, waving here, appears to have the largest number of supporters out on the streets.

People at the hustings of a female candidate in Goma

Showers earlier on Tuesday did not dampen spirits. Here people gather at the hustings of a female candidate to hear her views.

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