The West Akyem Municipal is in the Eastern Region of Ghana. It lies between longitudes 0 degrees 25 minutes West and 0 degrees 47 minutes West and latitudes 5 degrees 40 minutes North. It has an area of about 1,018 square kilometers. The Municipal capital, Asamankese, is located 75 kilometres North-West of Accra off the main Accra- Kumasi trunk road.
The Municipal shares boundaries with Kwaebibrem District to the North, Birim South to the West, Agona, Ewutu Municipal and Ga East Municipal to the South, and Suhum-Kraboa-Coalter and Akwapim South districts to the East.
Improving and harnessing the living standards of citizenry through human resource development, infrastructure development, quality health delivery and accessibility among others continue to take the centre stage in the helm of affairs of the West Akim Municipal Assembly. The vigorous pursuant of the various programmes of education and the National Youth Employment Programme, a visionary scheme brought fourth by this government aimed at reducing unemployment among the youth, attest to the fact that the Assembly is focused on redeeming it’s citizenry... more »
Several inhabitants of Yaw Tanor-Afranse in the West Akim municipality are in dire need of support to help relieve them of the effect of a recent heavy rainstorm in the area.
W AKIM: E/R Minister inspects projects Mr Antwi-Boasiako Sekyere, Eastern Regional Minister, has inspected a 1.5-kilometre road and a pediatric ward under construction at the Asamankese Government Hospital in the West Akim Municipality.
W AKIM: Gov’t assures farmers of good prices Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur on Wednesday assured farmers in the country that Government would pay good prices for their products to maintain the nations agro-processing industries.