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Alassane Dramane Ouattara (ADO)

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


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After the departure of French Managing Director Michel Camdessus and his Ivorian second deputy Alassane Dramane Ouattara Tchane restores the Francophone presence in IMF dealings with Africa...


Busy Presidents

In neighbouring Côte d'Ivoire xenophobia is rising against migrants visitors and northern Muslims whose leader Alassane Ouattara is the most credible challenger to President Laurent Gbagbo...


Accident-prone

None of the three main opposition figures - ex President Henri Konan Bédié General Robert Gueï and ex-Premier Alassane Ouattara - turned up at the opening ceremony on 9 October...


In denial

So is the most significant opposition figure Alassane Dramane Ouattara of the Rassemblement des Républicains also in Paris...

Gbagbo says he has asked unspecified foreign countries to provide security and it is rumoured that if Alassane Ouattara and Bédié came home they would not be allowed to leave...


Conditionally yours

Loud partisan rhetoric offends them as does the exclusion from national elections of both Alassane Ouattara and his Rassemblement Démocratique Républicain and of leading figures in the former ruling Parti Démocratique de la Côte d'Ivoire (AC Vol 42 No 13)...


The military might?

Former President Henri Konan-Bédié and his old rival Alassane Dramane Ouattara are in exile in France while deposed military leader General Robert Gueï says he still hasn't received his invitation...


Mobile bank

Inside delegates discussed a site for an emergency headquarters for the ADB in case Abidjan falls into chaos because of rivalry between supporters of President Laurent Gbagbo and opposition leader Alassane Ouattara (AC Vol 41 No 25)...


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)...


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