UK based, Zimbabwean music executive Taponeswa Mavunga has been named part of the 2018 BBC Woman’s Hour Power List. Mavunga is ranked 25th out of 40. She's commended for her influence in promoting the Afrobeats movement in the UK. She’s also credited for supporting upcoming artists and young creatives. 

Taponeswa joins the likes of Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Cardi B and Sia on the list. According to the website, the Woman’s Hour 2018 Power List celebrates the Top 40 most successful women having an impact on the music in the mainstream.

Taponeswa is the head of publicity at Columbus Records U.K and was once named as one of the 14 Most Inspirational British Women of Colour in 2017.