China’s outspoken, charismatic ambassador to South Africa, Lin Songtian, is reportedly preparing to leave the country today, according to a report by journalist Peter Fabricius in the Daily Maverick.
In the report, Fabricius insinuated that Ambassador Lin had been recalled and will be returning to Beijing. But the report did not include any on-the-record sourcing and also included a quote from an unnamed Chinese embassy official who instead said Lin will be getting a promotion.
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