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Côte d’Ivoire

Alassane Dramane Ouattara (ADO)

Date of Birth: 1 January 1942
Place of Birth: Dimbokro


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Ouattara and son

The crucial first stage of the race to succeed President Alassane Ouattara ended quickly when Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly was hastily named as the candidate of the ruling Rassemblement des houphouëtistes pour la démocratie et la paix (RHDP) for October's presidential election...


'Eco'-logical concerns

Côte d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara the prime architect of the CFA reform will have to embark on a round of diplomatic bridge repairs if he is to allay suspicions of what both radical regional critics and more nationalist members of the Nigerian elite appear to regard as a neo-colonial manoeuvre seeing the eight members of the Union Economique et Monétaire Ouest Africaine (UEMOA) as French puppets...


Soro sounds off

Soro has claimed as if it somehow legitimises his argument that President Alassane Ouattara in front of witnesses promised him the vice-presidency of his party and therefore as an inevitable consequence the keys to the presidential palace...


Portents over the presidency

The main contenders are familiar – possibly too familiar to satisfy a restive populace – but nothing is decided yet especially whether President Alassane Ouattara intends to bid for a third term...


Presidential action replay

The government's backing of the new West African eco currency looks less like policy and more like rhetorical support for Akufo-Addo's close ally Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara who announced the new currency standing alongside France's President Emmanuel Macron in Abidjan...


The politics of counter-terror

Côte d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara his Malian counterpart Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari and Niger's Mahamadou Issoufou who chaired the meeting gathered to try to turn the underfunded understaffed and underwhelming anti-terrorist Force Conjointe du G5 Sahel into a credible fighting machine...


Breaking the democratic line

Two months ago the Ivorian president Alassane Ouattara persuaded Bonkoungou to drop the case he had brought in France against Zinsou...


Electoral arithmetic

President Alassane Dramane Ouattara had signalled his readiness to retire but has now postponed a final decision until mid-next year as he faces up to the reality that none of his most trusted political heirs – Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly Vice-President Daniel Kablan Duncan and Defence Minister Hamed Bakayoko – is an obvious potential election favourite...


All bets are off

A fortnight of political drama in Côte d'Ivoire began on 26 January when President Alassane Dramane Ouattara and family appeared before a capacity crowd at the main stadium in Abidjan to launch the first congress of the Rassemblement des Houphouëtistes pour la démocratie et la paix (RHDP) organised by businessman and political heavyweight Adama Bictogo...


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