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The Archdiocese was originally established as the Diocese of Zambia by a Patriarchal and Synodal decree on [[February 22]], 2001 with jurisdiction over Zambia. On [[October 6]], 2009, the [[diocese]] was elevated to an archdiocese with jurisdiction over Zambia and Malawi. The [[see]] of the archdiocese is located in Lusaka, Zambia.
On [[October 13]], 2011, His Beatitude Theodoros II of Alexandria, His Eminence [[Ioakeim (Kontobas) of Zambia|Ioakeim of Zambia and Malawi]], His Grace Ioannis of Mozambique, and His Grace Nikodimos of Nitria, [[consecration of a church|consecrated]] the new Church of the Resurrection of the Lord in the city of Blantyre in Malawi. The church with its auxiliary school buildings and a clinic have improved a formerly dissolute area, that His Beatitude noted to the Malawi officials would include a planned hospital.