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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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Lining up for battle

President Alassane Dramane Ouattara's Rassemblement des houphouëtistes pour la démocratie et la paix (RHDP) secured 60% of the 30 Regional Councils – a layer of government between the larger districts and the smaller departments created in 2011 – but only a disappointing 46% in the municipal elections, the lowest administrative level for which elections are held...


Two suitors for the FPI

Bédié and President Alassane Dramane Ouattara parted after it became clear each was interested in standing for the presidency in 2020...


    Vol 59 No 15 |
  • MALI

Electoral déja-vu

He has once again hired the services of his old friend Fabrice Sawegnon of Abidjan-based Voodoo Communications, well-known for Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara's slick 2015 re-election campaign (AC Vol 56 No 22, Ouattara walks it)...


It's Ouattara's party

President Alassane Dramane Ouattara's new cabinet has not changed all that much, considering he purged from it of all Parti démocratique de Côte d'Ivoire members on 4 July over PDCI's leader Henri Konan Bédié's reluctance to join the new Rassemblement des houphouëtistes pour la démocratie et la paix political alliance (AC Vol 59 No 14, Move over, grandad)...


Move over, grandad

The stability of the Ivorian political system has depended on the famed rapport between President Alassane Dramane Ouattara and the long-time leader of the Parti démocratique de Côte d'Ivoire (PDCI), Henri Konan Bédié...


    Vol 59 No 12 |
  • MALI

Threats to peaceful poll

The company is credited with the slick 2015 re-election campaign of Côte d'Ivoire's President Alassane Dramane Ouattara...


Jockeying for position

President Alassane Dramane Ouattara's RDR, comfortably the dominant partner, refuses to address the 2020 issue or engage with the question of who should succeed him as party president...


Courtship and crackdowns

Opening another Moroccan-led project in Abidjan on 27 November, M6 and his close ally Ivorian President Alassane Dramane Ouattara were accompanied by royal brother Prince Moulay Rachid and business-minded cousin Prince Moulay Ismail, underlining the small royal family's role in African business...


On Ouattara's terms

The third ordinary congress of the Rassemblement des républicains (RDR), held in Abidjan on 9 and 10 September, nine years after the second, was a mass rally to celebrate the achievements of Alassane Dramane Ouattara's government and sing the praises of the President, who led the party from the political wilderness in the late 1990s to centre-stage...

Shortly after the RDR congress, President Alassane Dramane Ouattara and his entourage were on a plane to New York to attend the 72nd meeting of the UN General Assembly...


Cash and cache

Government spokesperson Anne-Désirée Ouloto used a tour of her fiefdom in the country's traumatised Grand West, on 20-21 May, to assure everyone that president Alassane Ouattara was in full command of the situation...


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