Kumawu District (formerly Sekyere Afram Plains District) is one of the 30 administrative and political Districts in the Ashanti Region of Ghana is located between latitude 0° 20’ N and 1° 20’ N and longitudes 6° 52’ W and 7° 32’ W. It covers an estimated land area of 3,500.56 square kilometers. The district shares common boundaries with other districts in the region. They are Sekyere Central to the West, Sekyere East and Asante Akim North Districts to the South.
Besides sharing boundaries with these Districts in the Ashanti Region, it also shares boundaries with other districts outside Ashanti Region. They are Kwahu North District in the Eastern Region to the East and the Sene District in the Brong Ahafo Region to the North.Kumawu, is the district capital.
The Business Advisory Centre (BAC) of Sekyere Kumawu District, in conjunction with the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI), and the Rural Enterprises Programme (REP), is providing immediate interventions in technical and financial support to Micro-Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to alleviate poverty in the district.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) of Sekyere Kumawu, Hon. Samuel Asiamah on behalf of the Assembly has donated food and other items to Muslims in the district on Friday, July 3, 2014 at the Kumawu Central Mosque.
Nana Adjei Manu Berchie, the Adontenhene of Banko in the Sekyere Kumawu District of the Ashanti Region has suggested that smaller communities be allowed to choose a convenient day within the first month instead of the compulsory first Saturday of the month for the National Sanitation Day.