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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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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...


Compaoré's return baffles nation

Boly was sent to Abidjan to prepare the ground for Compaoré's return with the man increasingly seen as the chief architect of this plan Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara...


Leaders favour new CFA franc plan

In December 2019 a meeting in Abidjan between President Alassane Ouattara of Côte d'Ivoire and French President Emmanuel Macron resulted in them signing a cooperation accord between the eight members of the Union monétaire ouest-africaine (UMOA) the monetary authority for the West African members of the zone and France (AC Vol 61 No 4 'Eco'-logical concerns)...


Ouattara keeps options open for his successor

Succession gossip – rarely quiet for long in Abidjan – is simmering after President Alassane Ouattara appointed a new deputy and reshuffled the cabinet and the top ranks of the ruling Rassemblement des houphouëtistes pour la démocratie et la paix (RHDP)...

NEW VICE-PRESIDENT KONE COULD HIT THE AGE BAR The newly appointed Vice-President Tiémoko Meyliet Koné shares many attributes with President Alassane Ouattara...


France moves out of Mali

Pro-government nationalists will feel vindicated in their resentment by the social media circulation of what purports to be a recorded call between former Malian premier Boubou Cissé and the Ivorian president Alassane Ouattara discussing the impact of sanctions on Mali and the naivety of the Bamako leadership (AC Dispatches 14/01/22 Turning up the heat on the junta)...


The coup-makers win the first round

A leaked audio recording revealed Côte d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara floating the idea of Ecowas military support for the Burkinabè forces fighting against jihadis and criminal gangs...


Another domino falls to the military

In Côte d'Ivoire too unease is mounting at President Alassane Ouattara's controversial third term and the continuing dominance of old guard politicians although jihadists have also briefly penetrated the north (AC Vol 63 No 1 Après nous le déluge...


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