Kwahu West Municipal forms part of the twenty six (26) Municipalities and Districts in the Eastern Region of Ghana. The Municipality lies between latitudes 6°30’ North, and 7° North and longitudes 0°30’ West and 1° West of the equator, covering an area of about 414 square kilometers. The Administrative Municipal capital, Nkawkaw, is located about 241 kilometers North-West of Accra.The Municipal is bounded to the north by the Kwahu South District, to the West by Asante-Akim South District. To the East, it is bounded by the Fanteakwa District and to the south by Birim North and Atiwa Districts. It has a total land area of 414km2.
A 38-year-old Sports Journalist, News Caster and Entrepreneur with Rainbow Radio International (Accra and London) has been named the Nkosuohene (Developmental Chief) of Wawase, near Nkawkaw in the Eastern.
Ms Helen Adjoa Ntoso, Eastern Regional Minister, on behalf of National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), has presented quantity of relief items to the victims of the Liquidified Petroleum Gas (LPG) fire at Kwahu Fodoa near Nkawkaw on Sunday.