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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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Democracy standoff

The bitter rivalry between presidential claimants Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Dramane Ouattara has come to personify the arguments over how to manage elections in Africa and beyond...


The financial sanctions tighten

There have been attempts to circumvent the sanctions on cocoa trading but the sales and registrations are computerised and when five large cocoa companies led by Saf-Cacao which is thought to be linked to presidential wife Simone Gbagbo tried to register for exports Alassane Dramane Ouattara was alerted and he threatened to have the companies put on the European Union sanctions list (AC Vol 52 No 3)...


Obame: no, he can’t

The government dissolved the Union nationale the party of AMO as he styles himself in tribute to Côte d’Ivoire’s Alassane Dramane Ouattara (ADO) and charged him with treason...


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...


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