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Alassane Dramane Ouattara (ADO)

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


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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...


The military-metropolitan team

Guy Laberti an academic and an Africanist favours a proper election in Côte d'Ivoire to include Alassane Ouattara and Bédié - provided that Laurent Gbagbo wins...


Deferred

The other burning issue is still that of 'Ivoirité' a concept that Bédié's team invented in order to keep Alassane Dramane Ouattara out of the presidential race on the grounds that he was really Burkinabè...

The other side of this coin is increased power for the northern largely Muslim groups of whom Alassane Ouattara is one...


Tables turned

On 25 March interviewed by Le Monde he called on General Robert Gueï of Côte d'Ivoire to retire from the army and 'wait a little while' if he intended to stand for election and to allow Alassane Dramane Ouattara back into political life...


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