Zvayi did his secondary education at Oriel Boys High between 1993 and 1995. He holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc)degree in Biological Sciences and Geography from Bindura University of Science Education, Post graduate Diploma in Media and Communication Studies and a Master of Art Degree in Communication and Media Studies from University of Zimbabwe (UZ).
Caesar zvayi started off at The Herald as a senior political reporter in November 2004. He then rose to political and features editor, night editor, senior assistant editor a position he held since July 2009 to October 2013 when he has promoted to editor.
The Botswana government in August 2008 labeled him a 'prohibited immigrant' before deporting him after he had gone there to work as a media lecturer at the University of Botswana.
In July 23, 2008 Zvayi became the first journalist to be included on the European Union sanctions list for allegedly leading the terror campaign during the March 2008 harmonized elections.
Barely two months after his promotion as editor, Zvayi was in December 2013 suspended by information, media and broadcasting services minister Jonathan Moyo until January 14, 2014 for an article he wrote entitled ' Gono, Biti ties raise suspicion. The minister said the article was based on 'emotive and false assertions that smack of a hidden political agenda' by trying to discredit Gideon Gono's appointment as Manicaland senator.