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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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At war with the peacekeepers

He has strong support in the anti-riot Brigade Anti-Emeute though this is not universal: several feel sympathy for former Premier Alassane Dramane Ouattara particularly as they received generous stipends for protecting him at rallies during the Gueï unity government when Gen...

On 4 November the same day the loyalist army broke the ceasefire two busloads of nationalist militants arrived at Le Patriote the newspaper of Alassane Ouattara's Rassemblement des Républicains (RDR)...


Unlikely heirs

The Parti Démocratique de la Côte d'Ivoire (PDCI) Alassane Ouattara's Rassemblement des Républicains the Union pour la Démocratie et la Paix en Côte d'Ivoire of followers of late military leader General Robert Gueï and Anaky Kobenan's Mouvement des Forces de l'Avenir plan an alliance of Houphouëtistes claiming the mantle of founding President Félix Houphouët-Boigny whose autocratic rule is now recalled as an era of unity prosperity and ethnic tolerance...


Cocoa wars

According to the timetable agreed in Accra Article 35 of the constitution which deals with eligibility for the presidency should be amended by 30 September to enable opposition leader Alassane Dramane Ouattara to run for president next year...

In this climate it will shortly fall to Justice Minister Henriette Diabaté the RDR Secretary General to introduce the amendment to Article 35 which was put into the constitution specifically to stop Alassane Ouattara her party leader from running for president...


Chirac's man

As well as his hotline to the Elysée Gbagbo and his Front Populaire Ivoirien are suspicious of Bongo's links to opposition leader Alassane Ouattara who flew to Gabon in November 2002 after ten weeks in the sanctuary of Abidjan's French embassy...


Season of hate

Rather than declaring an internationally unrecognised mini-state Soro would rather fight nationwide elections alongside Alassane Dramane Ouattara's RDR and pursue his political ambitions on a national level...


Plot news

The former Directeur de Cabinet of Ivorian ex-Premier-turned-opposition-leader Alassane Dramane Ouattara Touré represents at 59 a younger generation than President Lansana Conté and his veteran opponents Alpha Condé (66) and Bâ (71)...


After the phoney war

With or without constitutional reform confrontation is inevitable sooner or later over whether RDR leader Alassane Dramane Ouattara should be allowed to stand in the presidential election...


Another year, another plot

He has since fallen out with both opposition leader Alassane Dramane Ouattara's Rassemblement des Républicains (RDR) and the main rebel Mouvement Patriotique de la Côte d'Ivoire (MPCI)...

The association of traditional chiefs of northern Côte d'Ivoire which is led by Alassane Ouattara's elder brother Gaoussou Dramane Ouattara wrote to French President Jacques Chirac saying IB was the victim of a 'cabal'...


Paris plotters

IB's relations with Ivorian opposition leader Alassane Ouattara have deteriorated and he is said to be jealous of Guillaume Soro head of the Mouvement Patriotique de la Côte d'Ivoire for taking the mantle he feels is rightly his...


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Five-yearly farce

His supporters compare him to Côte d'Ivoire's opposition politician Alassane Dramane Ouattara who also lives in exile excluded from elections and accused of being foreign...


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