Zimbabwe, Sudan beat Ghana's military in 2016 rankings

Zimbabwe, Sudan beat Ghana's military in 2016 rankings

The 2016 Global Firepower index (GFP) has ranked Ghana's military the 19th most powerful military force in Africa with Egypt leading as the most powerful in Africa.

Zimbabwe, Sudan beat Ghana's military in 2016 rankings

The ranking was made through the measurement of the diversity of weapons systems, work motivation and military alliances.

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The annual GFP index boasts of using an algorithm that attempts to provide a fair canvas that presents an unbiased ranking and realistic outlook on the conventional military firepower and strength of countries. So far the world's most powerful military is the United States with Russia, China, India and the UK following suit.

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Below is the full list of ranks:

1. Egypt2. Algeria3. Ethiopia4. Nigeria5. South Africa6. Angola7. Morocco8. Sudan9. Libya10.Democratic Republic of the Congo11.Kenya12.Tunisia13.Zimbabwe14.Zambia15.Chad16.Uganda17.Tanzania18.South Sudan19.Ghana20.Cameroon21.Mozambique22.Niger23.Ivory Coast24.Mali25.Madagascar26.Gabon27.Republic of the Congo28.Namibia29.Somalia30.Central African Republic

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