The country will only have successful elections if the United Nations maintains its strong presence there, writes Reuben Loffman.
Kinshasa was empty on Monday as the government warned it would break up opposition rallies.
The Democratic Republic of Congo cannot afford a power vacuum as these are seldom filled by anything good.
Tshisekedi's death and the delay over repatriating his body from Brussels have blocked the implementation of a December 31 accord
There are few obvious opposition leaders to assume Tshisekedi's leadership role.
Following deadly protests in the country on Tuesday, the Roman Catholic bishops leading peace talks say a deal must be struck 'before Christmas'.
Sources close to Etienne Tshisekedi's family say making the video was a difficult process and took almost four days.