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Alassane Dramane Ouattara (ADO)

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


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Home and away

The widespread success of Alassane Dramane Ouattara's Rassemblement des Républicains at the local elections in February weakened him and his Front Populaire Ivoirien which postponed its congress due last month...


Dialogue de sourds

The day before the Brussels meetings Henriette Diabaté number two in the Rassemblement des Républicains was formally charged with rebellion and conspiracy to destroy public property; RPR leader Alassane Dramane Ouattara had been banned from contesting the presidency because his parents were allegedly not Ivorian...


Gbagbo rides the tiger

Even those Ivorians who have no time for former Premier Alassane Dramane Ouattara and his Rassemblement des Républicains which boycotted the vote say the political drama is far from over (AC Vol 41 No 22)...

Alassane Ouattara may be King of Kong (his birthplace in northern Côte d'Ivoire which has declared its 'independence') but the Supreme Court's decision on 1 December barring him from the parliamentary elections has ruled him out of national politics...

The Organisation of African Unity withdrew its election monitors just days before the vote as did the European Union partly because of growing violence and partly because the exclusion of Alassane Ouattara undermined the poll's credibility...

This time it was on the orders of Houphouët's Premier one Alassane Ouattara and the Attorney General Tia Koné who now heads the Supreme Court (which on 1 December ruled that doubt about Ouattara's nationality disqualified him now from running as a member of parliament)...


Stuck in the sand

To the south in Côte d'Ivoire Compaoré is regarded as a supporter of former Premier (and former Burkinabè citizen) Alassane Dramane Ouattara but as antagonistic towards the new President Laurent Gbagbo...


Gbagbo's next test

One PDCI minister is the hard-line Geneviève Bro Grebe Minister of Sport well known for her nationalism and her tough line on the leader of the Rassemblement des Républicains (RDR) Alassane Dramane Ouattara...

In the parliamentary elections on 10 December there will be competition from the two big parties that were not allowed to put up presidential candidates the PDCI and Alassane Ouattara's RDR...


Milosevic effect

The biggest problem is what to do about those politicians excluded from the polls - the Rassemblement des Républicains' Alassane Dramane Ouattara and the Parti Démocratique de la Côte d'Ivoire's Emile-Constant Bombet - and their demands for fresh elections...


Gueï goes it alone

Both are northerners and Muslims regarded as close to Gueï's arch (but not only) rival at the presidential poll due on 22 October - the northern Muslim Alassane Dramane Ouattara (ADO) leader of the Rassemblement des Républicains...

Côte d'Ivoire's new constitution prepared by Gueï's people and approved by referendum in July was carefully drafted to make Alassane Ouattara his main rival ineligible...


Moving goalposts

Three writers for Le Libéral a daily associated with Alassane Dramane Ouattara's Rassemblement des Républicains were questioned and roughed up by the security forces...


Unity Gadaffi-style

Delegates were discouraged from discussing at length conflicts in Somalia and Chad yet they agreed to send a heads of state delegation to Côte d'Ivoire to mediate in the growing confrontation between presidential aspirant Alassane Dramane Ouattara and military leader General Robert Gueï...


The national question

Their hope is that such a clause would would rule out the candidacy of former Premier Alassane Dramane Ouattara...


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