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Alassane Dramane Ouattara (ADO)

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


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Niamey's junta thumbs its nose

At the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) summit in Abuja the usually pacific President of Côte d'Ivoire Alassane Ouattara described Bazoum's detention as a 'terrorist act'...


Football before politics

The polls will see high-ranking ministers members of parliament and government officials vying for the position of mayor in the country's 201 communes or president of the 31 regional councils in the second electoral test of the newly realigned and merged political parties since the re-election of President Alassane Dramane Ouattara 81 in October 2020 (AC Vol 61 No 20 Ouattara leads in a perilous poll)...


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The political class makes up with itself

Last year her former husband Laurent made his peace with his bitter rival and Côte d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara...

Days earlier Pascal Affi N'Guessan a former ally Laurent Gbagbo and leader of the opposition Front Populaire Ivoirien (FPI) founded by the Gbagbos struck a 'partnership' deal with President Alassane Ouattara (AC Vol 62 No 13 Old foes re-enter the ring)...

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Can Macron's new Sahel strategy work?

And at Port Bouët beside Abidjan airport 900 French troops are based under a 2012 partnership agreement which came just after Paris helped President Alassane Ouattara's forces to victory over those of President Laurent Gbagbo in the unrest that followed the presidential election (AC Vol 52 No 18 Gbagbo: France's part in his downfall)...


Rebel returns home

The conditions for his return had been carefully negotiated as President Alassane Ouattara sought assurances from a man whose identity politics rhetoric used to mobilise southern youth behind then President Laurent Gbagbo at the height of the Ivorian national crisis (AC Vol 63 No 1 Après nous le déluge...


Junta holds Ivorians 'hostage'

The Malians see Côte d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara as a French stooge unreconciled to their newfound independence of mind and a prime architect of the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) sanctions that forced them to reluctantly accept a two-year deadline for elections...


Anti-jihad forces try to do without Mali

A few weeks later the new French foreign and defence ministers Catherine Colonna and Sébastien Lecornu also dropped in on the Nigérien president who had in the meantime visited his Ivorian and Chadian counterparts Alassane Ouattara and Mahamat Déby and signed a defence accord with Benin...


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