>> Any escalation in rhetoric from his side could trigger unrest. Most of the country has so far appeared calm.
> Today we must no longer consider each other as adversaries but rather as partners in democratic change in our country. Fayulu may appeal to Congo's Constitutional Court.>>
Fayulu's team suspect Kabila, who says he still wants to be involved in politics, may have handed the win to Tshisekedi in a power-sharing deal. Tshisekedi's campaign team has acknowledged meeting with Kabila's representatives since the December 30th election, though say that was to ensure a peaceful transition of power.
But in the town of Kikwit on Thursday security forces opened fire after crowds started attacking symbols of the government. According to a local journalist and a UN source, two people were killed.