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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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Democrats under fire

Good record of credible post-apartheid elections Congo-Kinshasa November Presidential & legislative Joseph Kabila tries to prolong grip on power Ghana November Presidential & legislative History of very close but credible elections Gambia December Presidential Highly repressive regime Côte d'Ivoire December Parliamentary Alassane Ouattara's 2015 presidential victory boosts his alliance Taken together these developments are likely to undermine confidence in the ballot box among losing candidates and communities...

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Parties to many disputes 

Now that it has finally sunk in that this is President Alassane Dramane Ouattara's final term of office the two main parties that formed the governing Rassemblement des houphouëtistes pour la démocratie et la paix can get on with their infighting...


Blaise the Ivorian

Ivorian President Alassane Dramane Ouattara's decision to protect Burkina Faso's deposed President Blaise Compaoré by granting him citizenship is an act of aggression say many in Ouagadougou (AC Vol 57 No 2 Blaming Blaise & Vol 57 No 4 The long arm of Al Qaida)...


ADO looks ahead

President Alassane Dramane Ouattara's second term in office will be about bestowing a legacy of lasting political stability and economic reconstruction when he leaves office in 2020...


Soro has phone trouble

The Gbagbo-supporters who leaked them certainly want to damage the recently re-elected President Alassane Dramane Ouattara...


Ouattara walks it

On 25 October as predicted President Alassane Dramane Ouattara won his re-election with a big margin...


The General's last days

Privately Ivorian President Alassane Dramane Ouattara was livid about the putsch by the former bodyguards of his old friend Blaise Compaoré Africa Confidential understands as it lent ample ammunition to his political opponents and threatened to derail his re-election campaign (see Box Where was Blaise)...

Compaoré's support for the former Forces nouvelles guerrillas in northern Côte d'Ivoire was the foundation of his warm relations today with President Alassane Ouattara and Parliament Speaker Guillaume Soro...

This is curious as his old friend Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara told local journalists as early as 27 July that friend Blaise was fine and recovering well...


The election gets messier

Once President Alassane Dramane Ouattara had announced last year that he would seek a second term he was the clear favourite to win the election due this October given the strengthening economy and the disarray among his opponents...


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