Egypt has the most powerful military in Africa, followed by Algeria, Ethiopia, Nigeria and South Africa according to an index that has just been released by the Global Firepower (GFP) that measures a government’s military …
Out of 30 African countries the GFP has been able to determine that Egypt as the leading country in Africa in military power and 12th out of 126 countries in the world. Egypt has the manpower, equipment which covers the air, land, naval power and the petroleum to sustain its army among other factors. Second in line is Algeria, followed by Ethiopia, Nigeria and South Africa.
5. South Africa
10. Democratic Republic of the Congo
18. South Sudan
23. Ivory Coast
27. Republic of the Congo
30. Central African Republic
The most powerful military in the world is the United States, followed by Russia, China, India and the UK. US has been the world’s strongest military since 1945.
Source: CCTV Africa