Robert Mugabe is back at home after a a month long vacation in the far east.
The veteran leader who turns 92 next month, was claimed to have suffered health complications while abroad.
According to media reports, the president appeared to be in good health and walked unaided as he greeted government officials who welcomed him at the airport.
The long serving president who has ruled Zimbabwe for over 30 years is expected to meet his counterpart from Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema, on Saturday.
President Nguema is in Zimbabwe on a three-day official state visit.
Mugabe, who is the current chair of the Africa Union, was re-elected as the leader of ZANU-PF for another term which automatically makes him the presidential candidate in the 2018 elections.