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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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All bets are off

A fortnight of political drama in Côte d'Ivoire began on 26 January when President Alassane Dramane Ouattara and family appeared before a capacity crowd at the main stadium in Abidjan to launch the first congress of the Rassemblement des Houphouëtistes pour la démocratie et la paix (RHDP) organised by businessman and political heavyweight Adama Bictogo...


Anger and innovation

While comfortable with old friends in the region such as Bongo and Côte d'Ivoire's President Alassane Dramane Ouattara M6 faces problems getting his way on issues ranging from membership of the Economic Community of West African States to the Western Sahara...


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...


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