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Alassane Dramane Ouattara (ADO)

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


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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...


Aller-retour

The authorities now talk of reconciliation but until recently they favoured their own citizens to the point of banning former Premier Alassane Dramane Ouattara from standing for President in previous claiming he was Burkinabè...


As sweet as chocolate

Whether the incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo the northern leader Alassane Dramane Ouattara or the leader of the former single party the Parti Démocratique de Côte d'Ivoire Henri Konan Bédié wins China is keen to show that it will be a faithful friend...


Forever delayed

Gbagbo's supporters still blame Alassane Dramane Ouattara the RDR leader and former Prime Minister for the September 2002 crisis saying it was his plans to hand over the country to immigrants that caused the conflict...


Three's a crowd

Alassane Dramane Ouattara 66 was an International Monetary Fund economist before turning to politics and serving as Prime Minister from 1990-93...


Kingmakers and charlatans

An election this year would involve the leaders of the big three parties: former Prime Minister Alassane Dramane Ouattara of the Rassemblement des Républicains; former President Henri Konan Bédié of the Parti Démocratique de la Côte d’Ivoire; and Gbagbo...


A do-it-yourself peace

The old mainstream politicians - Alassane Dramane Ouattara and ex-President Henri Konan Bédié - have been marginalised by the Gbagbo-Soro pact but are sceptical about its success...


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