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Alassane Dramane Ouattara (ADO)

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


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Keeping up with the Compaorés

Compaoré’s ties with the commanders of the Ivorian rebellion in 2002 their leader Guillaume Soro and with Alassane Dramane Ouattara now President rendered him suspect as a mediator in Côte d’Ivoire’s crisis in the eyes of the supporters of ex-President Laurent Gbagbo...


Pillars of the regime

He has good contacts with Al Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb and the two biggest players in Ivorian politics President Alassane Dramane Ouattara and former rebel leader Guillaume Soro now National Assembly President...


Com-Zone, come all

For now he has President Alassane Ouattara’s protection but if Ouattara moved against him Soro’s ties to the military-economic network would make him a dangerous adversary...


Boycotts and masks

On the surface they have little to do with the two main political currents President Alassane Dramane Ouattara’s coalition and the Front populaire ivoirien (FPI) of ex-President Laurent Gbagbo who now awaits trial for human rights violations at the International Criminal Court...


Independents in name

No contests will take place in Kong or Odienné: Kong in the north-east will elect the sole candidate President Alassane Ouattara’s brother Téné Birahima Ouattara (nicknamed ‘Photocopie’ thanks to his resemblance to his brother)...


A very British coup

Their script albeit more sophisticated borrows heavily from the nationalist rhetoric of Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe and Côte d’Ivoire’s Laurent Gbagbo (who now faces trial at the ICC after his successor Alassane Dramane Ouattara handed him over)...


Losing ground at the AU

Around the table were Jonathan South African President Jacob Zuma Côte d’Ivoire’s President Alassane Ouattara and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn...


Wade’s barons under scrutiny

Sall has yet to match Wade’s exhausting diplomatic forays but has worked discreetly on reducing tension in Côte d’Ivoire between President Alassane Ouattara and supporters of ousted President Laurent Gbagbo...


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