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ZESCO (acronym for Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation Limited) is a state-owned power company in Zambia. It is Zambia’s largest power company producing about 80% of the electricity consumed in the country. ZESCO represents Zambia in the Southern African Power Pool.

Zesco, FQM in 10-year power deal

By JAMES KUNDA – ZESCO Limited and First Quantum Minerals (FQM) have signed a 10-year power supply agreement to Kansanshi and Sentinel mines in North-Western Province.Speaking during the signing ceremony in Lusaka yesterday, Zesco managing director Victor Mapani said the agreement was a significant step towards ensuring a commercially and legally sustainable relationship which aligned […]

Work with PDU for energy sector growth – Kapala

By EMILY KUWEMA – ENERGY Minister Peter Kapala has urged energy stakeholders to converge their efforts and join hands with the Presidential Delivery Unit (PDU) for growth and prosperity in the sector.Mr Kapala said the unit served as a vehicle for unlocking and optimizing the energy sector potential, streamlining decision-making processes, promoting public-private partnerships, and […]

Zesco, Atlas Mara renew deal

By SANDRA MWILA – ATLAS Mara Zambia has renewed its one-year shirt sponsorship deal with MTN-FAZ super league side Zesco United worth K2. 5million.Atlas Mara acting Chief Executive Officer Bobbline Cheembele said at the signing ceremony at Sarovar Hotel yesterday that the bank was happy with Zesco’s profile and dominance of the Zambian league.He said […]

ZAFFICO records surge in demand for treated poles

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE Zambia Forestry and Forest Industries Corporation (ZAFFICO) has recorded a huge demand for treated utility poles including from neighbouring countries like the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).ZAFFICO managing director Mundia Mundia said the demand for the treated poles had been overwhelming and was expected to increase further due to increased […]

Zesco reintroduces connection subsidy

By EMILY KUWEMA – ZESCO Limited has reintroduced the new connection subsidy targeting a total of 8,300 connections composed of low-income households and small and medium sized enterprises, countrywide.The new electricity connections were broken down as 7,800 for households and 500 for small scale enterprises, countrywide and the subsidy would be accessible on first come, […]

Zesco to roll out software upgrade

By JOWIT SALUSEKI – ZESCO has embarked on a countrywide software upgrade known as token Identification (TID) that will see pre-paid metres updated with software when customers enter units in metre boxes.The TID is a three step process that Zesco customers are supposed to carefully follow as they enter units in the metre box. Read […]

What a tragedy!

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – THE TAZARA passenger train/Likili bus tragedy which has so far claimed eight lives has not spared the sports fraternity with grim tidings emerging that ZESCO United midfielder Collins Sikombe lost his mother Elida Nayame and his two aunties Belwa Nayame and Mable Namukulwa who were travelling together on the ill-fated passenger […]

‘Zesco paid ‘Commander 2’ K100,000 during PF reign’

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – ZESCO chief accountant Helen Kalumbi has told a Lusaka Magistrate’s court that the company paid Francis Muchemwa commonly known as ‘Commander 2’ during the Patriotic Front (PF) reign more than K100, 000 in subsistence allowances for various travels.Ms Kalumbi said she facilitated most of the payments at the request of the […]

Zambians hail Zesco tariffs reduction

By GEORGE SINKALA – A CROSS section of Zambians have said they are happy with the reduced price of electricity for low income consumers from K47 to K40 per 100KWH.And energy expert Dr Johnstone Chikwanda has described Energy Regulation Board’s decision to uphold the life line at 100 units for the vulnerable segment of society […]

Zesco units to cost less!

By CHUSA SICHONE – THE Energy Regulation Board (ERB) has reduced the price of electricity for low income domestic consumers from K47 to K40 per 100KWH to cushion the high cost of living in conformity with Government policy to make power acce...

Zesco gives 30-day amnesty for illegal connections

By JAMES KUNDA – ZESCO Limited has given a 30- day amnesty to all those that have illegal electricity connections to report to the power utility or face prosecution.

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‘It’s now 8 hours’

By JAMES KUNDA – ZESCO has reduced electricity load-shedding from 12 to eight hours daily following the resumption of full operations at the 300 MegaWatts (MW) Maamba Collieries thermal power plant in Sinazongwe District. Read more

Zesco Signs Zimbabwean Star Kamusoko

[Times of Zambia] ZESCO United has signed Zimbabwean midfielder Thabani Michael Kamusoko from Tanzanian giants Young Africans on a three-year deal.

BancABC to Bankroll Zambian Side Zesco

[The Herald] Atlas Mara, whose BancABC Bank cut ties with Zimbabwean football giants Dynamos and Highlanders after years of bankrolling the country's two biggest clubs, have just committed themselves to a two-year sponsorship deal with Zambian champion...

Zesco Shocks ‘Sweetness’ Out of Nakambala

[Times of Zambia] ZESCO United demolished Nakambala Leopards in front of their heart broken fans to move into second position and put their CAF Confederations Cup destiny firmly in their grip.

Ahly in Must Win Clash Against Zesco

[CAF] As the Orange CAF Champions League group stage enters its penultimate match day, Egyptian giants Al Ahly find themselves in a must win situation when they entertain Zambia's ZESCO United on Friday in Suez.

Odhiambo Beefs Up Zesco

[Times of Zambia] ZESCO United received a boost ahead of their departure today for Ivory Coast after defender David Odhiambo returned to full training in readiness for Wednesday's CAF 2016 Champions League Group A clash against ASEC Mimosas.