The Bekwai Municipal is one of the 27 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.
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).
As part of efforts to fulfill government’s policy of eliminating school under trees, three schools in Bekwai Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti Region have benefited from the construction of an ultra modern classroom blocks boost the quality of education.