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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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Summitry in a time of revolution

That meeting pitted Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan (who backs Alassane Dramane Ouattara (ADO) as the Ivorian election winner) against South African President Jacob Zuma (who sees a strong French hand behind the campaign against Laurent Gbagbo)...


Squeezing Gbagbo's budget

At the same time Gbagbo is stepping up pressure on Alassane Dramane Ouattara ('ADO') his election rival whom the United Nations and African Union say won the second round of the presidential election on 28 November (AC Vol 51 No 25)...


Cocoa ban may hit Gbagbo's war chest

Since 23 January cocoa exports have largely stopped after the internationally acknowledged presidential election winner Alassane Dramane Ouattara demanded a month-long ban on exports...

Alassane Ouattara had sent a letter to the organisation of cocoa exporters the Bourse du Café et du Cacao saying that paying tax to Laurent Gbagbo who refuses to quit the presidency was illegal and that exporters who defied his ban could be prosecuted by local and international courts...


Propaganda war

There are also claims that helicopters are flying prostitutes to the Golf Hotel for Alassane Dramane Ouattara and his entourage that ADO is mentally defective in intensive care or even dead...


Elections on trial

His election-winning rival Alassane Dramane Ouattara has corralled a wide range of support discreetly helped by French and United States’ diplomats along with the good offices of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon...


Banker for Benin

He will be hoping that the similarities with the career of Alassane Dramane Ouattara who also goes by three initials ‘ADO’ and also served with the International Monetary Fund – will end there...


Bongo feels the heat

The charge was aired in a French television documentary on Françafrique recently and Obame has been making direct comparisons with the situation in Côte d’Ivoire with Ali Bongo in the role of Laurent Gbagbo and Obame as Alassane Ouattara...


Top in trade and investment

In Côte d’Ivoire Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Jiang Yu said that China respects the recognition by the Economic Community of West African States of Alassane Dramane Ouattara as President without disclosing Beijing’s position...


Two presidents, one crisis

As Africa Confidential went to press troops had fired on supporters of Alassane Dramane Ouattara killing at least four as they try to march on the state broadcasting company...


Holding their breath

In the north clearly Alassane Dramane Ouattara (ADO) will win while President Laurent Gbagbo will take the Bete vote in the west and many votes in Abidjan the commercial capital...


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