Caesar Zvayi
Caesar Zvayi is a journalist employed at The Herald which is a flagship of Zimpapers the printing and publishing section.


Educational Background

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).[1]

Work Experience

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.[2]

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.

As Editor

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.[3]

Some Articles About Caesar Zvayi

Information Minister Speaks Against Sacking Of Herald Editor As Zanu-PF Factions Battle For Media Control Fri Oct 26 2018

Govt Does Not Tell Herald What To Report- Caesar Zvayi Says He Makes Own Independent Editorial Decisions Thu Oct 18 2018

MDC Chamisa Doesn’t Give Us Their Diaries: The Herald Justifies Biased Political Coverage Tue Jun 19 2018

See more news on Caesar Zvayi


  1. announces senior editorial changes Zimpapers Announces Editors, The Herald, Published: October 18, 2013, Retrieved: July 7, 2014
  2. Caesar Zvayi Suspended, MyZimbabwe, Retrieved July 7, 2014
  3. Herald Editor Caesar Zvayi suspended after writing about Gono and Zanu PF,