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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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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...


Anger and innovation

While comfortable with old friends in the region such as Bongo and Côte d'Ivoire's President Alassane Dramane Ouattara M6 faces problems getting his way on issues ranging from membership of the Economic Community of West African States to the Western Sahara...


Lining up for battle

President Alassane Dramane Ouattara's Rassemblement des houphouëtistes pour la démocratie et la paix (RHDP) secured 60% of the 30 Regional Councils – a layer of government between the larger districts and the smaller departments created in 2011 – but only a disappointing 46% in the municipal elections the lowest administrative level for which elections are held...


Two suitors for the FPI

Bédié and President Alassane Dramane Ouattara parted after it became clear each was interested in standing for the presidency in 2020...


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Electoral déja-vu

He has once again hired the services of his old friend Fabrice Sawegnon of Abidjan-based Voodoo Communications well-known for Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara's slick 2015 re-election campaign (AC Vol 56 No 22 Ouattara walks it)...


It's Ouattara's party

President Alassane Dramane Ouattara's new cabinet has not changed all that much considering he purged from it of all Parti démocratique de Côte d'Ivoire members on 4 July over PDCI's leader Henri Konan Bédié's reluctance to join the new Rassemblement des houphouëtistes pour la démocratie et la paix political alliance (AC Vol 59 No 14 Move over grandad)...


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