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Somali entrepreneur tops list of influential black Britons

Ismail Ahmed is the founder and chairman of money transfer service WorldRemit. He has been named the most influential black Briton on the Powerlist 2020, which covers the most powerful people of African and African Caribbean heritage in the UK. He came ahead of grime artist Stormzy and the Duchess of Sussex.

(Image: Ismail Ahmed attends the Powerlist 2020 Awards in London on October 25, 2019. Credit: David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)

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