by Charles Ayitey, at 07:30 am, May 18, 2016, Politics

Africa’s Most Powerful Militaries in 2016

The Global Firepower (GFP) has released its 2016 list of the most-powerful militaries in Africa. The ranking — which was based on specific factors including the potential to deflate security threats and attacks by other nations through the means of tactical defense, war, and military deterrence as well as funding — was also dependent upon “compet[ing] with larger, lesser-developed military forces.” Below is a list of the top five African countries that topped the list.

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