Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, woke up Friday morning 9th August to heartbreaking painful tragedy caused by landslide, precipitated by heavy torrential rain that plagues this West African nation during the rainy season.

The nation’s major streets and some houses are flooded by heavy rainfall. Sadly, nothing concrete has been done to arrest this dire situation. The force of nature and dearth of repairs on infrastructure bears the brunt of blame for the destruction of the King Jimmy Bridge, a very important monument of slavery era that was built the late 1700s.