Former leader leaves after 22 years due to days of intense negotiation, a triumph for African diplomacy.
The recent resignation of Jammeh’s information minister is seen as a sign of his regime weakening.
While tensions escalate and Gambians flee to neighbouring Senegal, President Yahya Jammeh has secured another three months in office.
In a televised address, The Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh denounced the 'unprecedented foreign interference' in the country's internal affairs.
Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has agreed a truce with opposition Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama
The Gambia's top judge said that he could not hear President Yahya Jammeh's inauguration challenge, recusing himself from the hearing.
The ruling party and a new alliance of opposition parties are keen to sign up four million new voters.
With Adama Barrow due to be sworn in on January 19, the Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh insists the legal route is the only "peaceful resolution".
Zimbabwe's Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo meanwhile expressed hopes that US president-elect, Donald Trump, would rebuild ties with Harare.
If fighting continues and controversial policies are not reversed, it's only a matter of time before full on fighting breaks out again in South Sudan
West African leaders are actively engaged in trying to resolve a crisis triggered by Yahya Jammeh’s refusal to accept his defeat at the polls
Regional talks to make incumbent Jammeh step down have been unsuccessful.
Beijing regards Taiwan as a renegade province, ineligible for state-to-state relations, and to be taken back by force if necessary
In a move that is seen to be preparing him for the presidency, Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni has appointed his son as his senior adviser.
The government has promised a free and fair vote, and has dismissed charges of abuses in previous votes.
The mutiny began early on Friday when rogue soldiers demanding bonus pay seized Bouake.
A statement from the Defence Minister said a group of soldiers had used their weapons to force their way into the military headquarters in Bouake
Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh has vowed to stay in power despite losing to rival Adama Barrow during the December 1 2016 election.
A deal could be a breakthrough for a country that has not seen a peaceful transition of power since independence from Belgian colonial rule in 1960.
Following deadly protests in the country on Tuesday, the Roman Catholic bishops leading peace talks say a deal must be struck 'before Christmas'.