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Alassane Dramane Ouattara (ADO)

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


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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...


Post-war hopes hit trouble

Its members are with Soro and Gbagbo: peace-broker Blaise Campaoré (who now faces the indignity of having his personal assets investigated for signs of corrupt enrichment in France) President of Burkina Faso; Henri Konan Bédié PDCI leader and Ivorian former President (1993-99); Alassane Dramane Ouattara Prime Minister 1990-93 head of the Rassemblement des Républicains (RDR) and bête noire of Gbagbo's Front Populaire Ivoirien (FPI)...


All their own work

Most are northern Ivorians who back former Prime Minister Alassane Dramane Ouattara and have been refused identity papers - or had them confiscated...


Identity crisis

North-south tensions became personalised in the face-off between Bédié from the south-west and Houphouët's former Premier Alassane Dramane Ouattara ('ADO') who is both northern and Muslim and a former International Monetary Fund Deputy Managing Director...


Not all necessary powers

Gbagbo's inadequate concessions include acknowledging Alassane Dramane Ouattara head of the Rassemblement des Républicains as a presidential candidate...


Circling the wagons

Their ethnic background is mixed but few are from the north whose people are suspected of loyalty to the rebels and to the opposition leader former Premier Alassane Dramane Ouattara...


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