Pretoria - Economic Freedom Fighters supporters braced the scorching heat of Mamelodi, east of Pretoria, on Saturday, to welcome party leader Julius Malema.

Screams and shouts erupted when Malema walked to the stage.

Malema greeted supporters before dancing on the election truck which was being launched on Saturday.

Dressed in red T-shirts and berets, supporters danced and sang as they waited for Malema's arrival.

Malema was expected to address residents as part of his election campaign. - Sapa