Wed Sep 7, 2016 9:54AM
A shop owner (2nd-R) is seen in front of his looted and burned shop in Bitam, in northern Gabon, September 5, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
A shop owner (2nd-R) is seen in front of his looted and burned shop in Bitam, in northern Gabon, September 5, 2016. (Photo by AFP)

There is trouble brewing in the West African, resource-rich country of Gabon. The disputed presidential election has re-opened old wounds, with former allies now on opposite sides.