Asutifi District is one of the Twenty two (27) districts in Brong Ahafo. It is located between latitudes 6°40’ and 7°15’ North and Longitudes 2°15’ and 2°45’ West. The district capital is Kenyasi, which is about 50km from Sunyani, the regional capital of Brong Ahafo, through Atronie and Ntotroso. It shares boundaries with Sunyani Municipal in the North, Tano South District to the North East, Dormaa Municipal to North West, Asunafo North Municipal and Asunafo South District in the South West and Ahafo Ano South and North Districts (Ashanti Region) in the South East.
With a total land surface area of 1500 sq.km, the district is one of the smallest in the Brong Ahafo Region. There are a total of 117 settlements in the district and four paramouncies, namely: Kenyasi No.1 Kenyasi No.2, Hwidiem and Acherensua.
Twenty-three local employees at the Ahafo Project of Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (NGGL) in the Asutifi District of Brong-Ahafo Region have completed various advanced courses in welding and presented with certificates.
Newmont Ahafo Mine in collaboration with Vivo Energy Ghana, have presented 400 stoves and 200 solar lamps worth millions of Ghana cedis to households at the Ntrotroso resettlement camp at the mine-take area.
The re-nominated District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asutifi in the Brong Ahafo Region, Mr Eric Addae, received an overwhelming endorsement from members of the assembly at a special meeting held at Kenyasi, the district capital, on Friday to confirm him.
Residents at Gyedu, one of Newmont’s Ahafo Mine host communities in the Asutifi District of Brong-Ahafo Region, say they live in fear because the activities of illegal miners are threatening their very existence.