• The national flag outside the Durbanville police station was flown upside down for the whole day on 25 October 2012. Picture: Laurence Brady/iWitness

    Police surrender

    The national flag was flown upside down for the whole day on Thursday 25 October 2012.

  • Sizwe Ndlovu and Matthew Brittain, joined by over 500 learners and their teachers, support Global Handwashing Day on 15 October, at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg.

    Olympic rowers come clean

    Sizwe Ndlovu and Matthew Brittain put up their hands in support of Global Handwashing Day.

  • A dead whale was spotted being transported through Cape Town after being removed from Capricorn Beach on 8 October 2012. Picture: iWitness

    Whale on the move

    A whale being transported through the city on a truck - certainly not an everyday sight!

  • Heavy rains in Midrand on Thursday 6 September. Picture: iWitness

    Hailstorms hit Joburg

    Severe hailstorms hit Joburg on Thursday 6 September 2012, causing flooding on many roads.

  • Strange flashing green lights spotted in the sky above Alex on Friday 31 August turned out to be an elaborate marketing campaign. Picture: Simba Kekane/iWitness

    UFO spotted above Alex

    A mysterious flashing green light was spotted in the night sky above Alex on Friday 31 August.

  • Snow at the Vaal Plaza on 7 August 2012. Picture: Gerard Stander/iWitness

    SA blanketed in snow

    People across the country witnessed snow falling in South Africa on 7 August 2012.