The Bekwai Municipal is one of the 30 administrative districts in the Ashanti Region. The Municipal shares boundaries with Amansie West District to the west, Bosomtwe District to the north, Adansi South and North Districts to the south and the Asante Akim South District to the east. In other parts of the Municipality, however, human activities, particularly farming and timber extraction, have reduced the primary forest to secondary forests.
President John Dramani Mahama has appointed Mrs. Mary Juantoah as the new Bekwai Municipal Chief Executive in accordance with Article 243(1) of the 1992 Constitution and Section 20(1) of the Local Government Act 1993, Act 462.
The Police Administration has offered a reward of GH¢5,000.00 to anyone, who provides information that will lead to the arrest of criminals, who violently attacked the Asante-Bekwai Constituency Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).