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Alassane Dramane Ouattara (ADO)

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


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And then, there were two

3% of the vote according to provisional results) will face Alassane Dramane Ouattara (who won 32...

Under the terms of a pre-election pact with Alassane Ouattara Konan Bédié is now meant to instruct his supporters to back him against Gbagbo...


Behind the election machinery

Ex-FN leader and Prime Minister Guillaume Soro may mediate between Gbagbo and his rival Alassane Dramane Ouattara in the second round...


A dubious election date, again

The reaction of opposition leader and former president Henri Konan Bédié of the Parti démocratique de Côte d’Ivoire (PDCI) has been muted but former premier Alassane Dramane Ouattara’s Rassemblement des républicains (RDR) insists that the election date must be ‘definitive’ this time and that identity and polling cards must be distributed before the end of September...

As president Bédié prevented Alassane Ouattara from running by claiming that one of his parents was from Burkina so he was not a ‘true citizen’...


Politicians waiting in the wings

Political activists of all tendencies are increasingly frustrated by the old guard of Laurent Gbagbo (65 years old) Henri Konan Bédié (76) and Alassane Dramane Ouattara (68)...


Another temporary fix

The big rival parties are the Rassemblement des Républicains (RDR) led by Alassane Dramane Ouattara and including many northern Muslims and ex-President Henri Konan Bédié’s Parti Démocratique de Côte d’Ivoire solidly based among the mainly southern Akan-speakers especially the Baoulé...

Gbagbo seems to have achieved one of his objectives by setting leaders such as Konan Bédié and Alassane Ouattara against their followers...


The much-postponed polls

Former President Henri Konan Bédié and former Prime Minister Alassane Dramane Ouattara (ADO) through the Rassemblement des Houphouëtistes pour la Démocratie et la Paix have agreed a mutual support pact in a hoped-for second round of voting...


Soldiers out of their depth

He has a degree from the prestigious Ecole Nationale d'Administration in Paris and was head of the office of Alassane Dramane Ouattara when he was Ivorian Prime Minister...


No funeral for Françafrique

Booed by the throngs who came to bury and praise Bongo French President Nicolas Sarkozy highlighted his close relationship with Ivorian opposition candidate Alassane Dramane Ouattara and fuelled incumbent President Gbagbo's considerable paranoia about French intentions...


The elections are coming, but don't hold your breath

After mediation by the government of Burkina Faso this was agreed by Ivorian political leaders including the former Prime Minister Alassane Dramane Ouattara (ADO) of the mainly northern and Muslim Rassemblement des Républicains (RDR) who was prevented from standing in 2000...


The contenders

His Front Populaire Ivoirien (FPI) was founded in 1988 and he contrived to make it a member of the Socialist International despite its platform of xenophobia against incomers from the north of the country such as Alassane Dramane Ouattara (ADO) by making his tribal rhetoric sound like patriotism...


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