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Inside Mugabe’s Blue Roof Palace where his body spent the night

Mugabe Palace aka Blue Roof

The body of Zimbabwe’s founding father, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, which arrived in the country yesterday from Singapore, is lying in state at his Blue Roof Residence in Borrowdale Brooke, Harare. We take a look at pictures from inside the blue roof as we mourn the passing of the former Zimbabwean President.

Mugabe Palace

President Emmerson Mnangagwa, the First Lady, Amai Auxillia Mnangagwa, Vice President Cde Kembo Mohadi, Cabinet Ministers, Provincial Ministers, Amai Grace Mugabe and family members accompanied the body to the residence.

Mugabe Palace aka Blue Roof

Earlier, President Mnangagwa addressed mourners, who turned in their numbers to receive the body of the revolutionary icon at the Robert Mugabe International Airport and urged Zimbabweans to remain peaceful, loving and united.

Mugabe Palace aka Blue Roof
Exquisite designs that are elegant and shows they spent a small fortune to have them in place. It’s a real Palace!

Mugabe Palace aka Blue Roof

From the airport, the body of Robert Mugabe was taken to One Commando Barracks in Harare, where members of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) had the opportunity to pay tribute to their former Commander-In-Chief.

Mugabe Palace aka Blue Roof


Mugabe Palace aka Blue Roof
Amazing tiles


Mugabe Palace aka Blue Roof
A glimpse of the outside though not so clear but beautiful none the less

Saving the last one for the best, here is Mugabe’ blue Roof in all its glory!

Robert Mugabe

Source – News365 – Online

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