We often find ourselves entangled in relationships that prove emotionally draining. These encounters, marked by a delicate balance of charm and criticism, prompt reflection on the dynamics of narcissism and codependency.
By now, every Malawian knows that the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) leadership succession battle has blossomed into a full-blown malaise that has been playing out in the public domain for some time. This time, the battle has been taken further to the arena of Parliament of Malawi.
Ever since Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika (APM) lost to President Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera in a Fresh Presidential Election in June 2020, he has tried his best to ‘fight’ Chakwera through George Chaponda.
Life's journey is a tapestry woven with experiences that shape the core of our being. As Steve Jobs wisely observed, "You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward."
One does not necessarily need to be a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) holder to comprehend and interpolate the despair and political dilemma Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and United Democratic Front (UDF) legislators have found themselves in.
Probably they have been vindicated! When the Public Affairs Committee (PAC) demanded that President Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera should fire Secretary to the President and Cabinet (SPC), Colleen Zamba, Malawians were in darkness on what the quasi-religious body had seen in the iron lady.
As the clock strikes midnight, ushering in a cascade of celebratory cheers and resolutions proclaiming “New Year, New Me,” it is imperative to pause amidst the confetti and champagne to contemplate the often-overlooked emotional toll of the annual self-improvement frenzy. Ambition is commendable, and the pursuit of goals is a testament to our capacity for growth. However, in our relentless pursuit of achievement, the emotional undercurrent is frequently neglected, setting the stage for stress, burnout, and a disquieting sense of unhappiness.