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Alassane Dramane Ouattara (ADO)

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


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Can Macron's new Sahel strategy work?

And at Port Bouët beside Abidjan airport 900 French troops are based under a 2012 partnership agreement which came just after Paris helped President Alassane Ouattara's forces to victory over those of President Laurent Gbagbo in the unrest that followed the presidential election (AC Vol 52 No 18 Gbagbo: France's part in his downfall)...


Rebel returns home

The conditions for his return had been carefully negotiated as President Alassane Ouattara sought assurances from a man whose identity politics rhetoric used to mobilise southern youth behind then President Laurent Gbagbo at the height of the Ivorian national crisis (AC Vol 63 No 1 Après nous le déluge...


Junta holds Ivorians 'hostage'

The Malians see Côte d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara as a French stooge unreconciled to their newfound independence of mind and a prime architect of the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) sanctions that forced them to reluctantly accept a two-year deadline for elections...


Anti-jihad forces try to do without Mali

A few weeks later the new French foreign and defence ministers Catherine Colonna and Sébastien Lecornu also dropped in on the Nigérien president who had in the meantime visited his Ivorian and Chadian counterparts Alassane Ouattara and Mahamat Déby and signed a defence accord with Benin...


Compaoré's return baffles nation

Boly was sent to Abidjan to prepare the ground for Compaoré's return with the man increasingly seen as the chief architect of this plan Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara...


Leaders favour new CFA franc plan

In December 2019 a meeting in Abidjan between President Alassane Ouattara of Côte d'Ivoire and French President Emmanuel Macron resulted in them signing a cooperation accord between the eight members of the Union monétaire ouest-africaine (UMOA) the monetary authority for the West African members of the zone and France (AC Vol 61 No 4 'Eco'-logical concerns)...


Ouattara keeps options open for his successor

Succession gossip – rarely quiet for long in Abidjan – is simmering after President Alassane Ouattara appointed a new deputy and reshuffled the cabinet and the top ranks of the ruling Rassemblement des houphouëtistes pour la démocratie et la paix (RHDP)...

NEW VICE-PRESIDENT KONE COULD HIT THE AGE BAR The newly appointed Vice-President Tiémoko Meyliet Koné shares many attributes with President Alassane Ouattara...


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