PHOTOS: Malema visit Robert Mugabe's coffin
EFF visit Grace Mugabe, pay tribute to Robert Mugabe
The proceedings were a sombre affair, as we got a rare glimpse inside the sprawling property. The venue is famously where Robert Mugabe finally agreed to resign as the leader of Zimbabwe, after army generals had essentially placed him and his partner under house arrest. Despite a delay, The then-93 year-old stepped down.
Julius Malema sits down with Grace Mugabe and family - Photo: EFF / Twitter
The travelling delegation from Mzansi were invited over by the Mugabe family, weeks after "Uncle Bob" was declared dead. This followed a lengthy spell of treatment at a hospital in Singapore. Earlier on Monday, it was revealed that the authoritarian leader had succumbed to a long battle with cancer â€" his cause of death had previously been concealed.
Malema has offered his support to Grace Mugabe after the death of her husband â€" EFF / Twitter
Inside Blue Roof - the multi-million-rand Mugabe residence
During their stay in Blue Roof â€" a mansion with an approximate value of R140 million â€" Zimbabweans and South Africans alike tucked into some dinner. Looks like the fine China and gold tiered stands got a run-out:
A fine feast indeed - Photo: EFF / Twitter
EFF say goodbye to Robert Mugabe
Robert Mugabe has still not been laid to rest. The state is currently building a mausoleum that is "grand enough" for him to be buried in. As it stands, he is currently resting in the Harare homestead. The EFF shared their messages of condolences on Monday afternoon, shortly after saying their last goodbyes to the Zanu-PF stalwart.
The CIC @Julius_S_Malema together with TG @LeighMathys visited Mama Grace Mugabe in Harare, Zimbabwe today to offer EFF condolences on the passing of our Hero & Icon Robert Mugabe. #Gushungu #EFFAtBlueRoof pic.twitter.com/WzI3PkTUJ8â€" Economic Freedom Fighters (@EFFSouthAfrica) September 23, 2019
Julius Malema pays his respects to Robert Mugabe - Photo: EFF / Twitter
The EFF leadership, led by CIC @Julius_S_Malema also had lunch with the Mugabe family on their visit to pay respects & pass condolences.â€" Economic Freedom Fighters (@EFFSouthAfrica) September 23, 2019
We reiterate our heartfelt & revolutionary condolences on the passing of our Hero & Pan-Africanist Robert Mugabe. #EFFAtBlueRoof #Gushungu pic.twitter.com/RN78hojDLW