Travelers arriving in Tunisia will have to comply with stricter health measures effecttive from February 1,:2020.

Arrivals coming from countries concerned with the emergence of the new strain of COVID-19 must respect the strict measures, 

The purpose is to reduce the spread of Covid-19 in the country.

In this regard, travelers from abroad are required to undergo a mandatory quarantine of one week in one of the hotels dedicated for this purpose. Accommodation expenses will be borne by the traveler

This decision means “all travellers coming to Tunisia must present a negative PCR test for the coronavirus within 72 hours before the trip

Besides presenting a negative PCR test, upon their arrival, they must pass from a crossing point of COVID-19 antigen-based rapid diagnostic test.

Upon arrival, the traveler must submit a negative RT-PCR test taken during the 72 hours prior to boarding, a reservation in one of the hotels dedicated to the quarantine and a voucher confirming payment for the stay.

On the seventh day of mandatory quarantine, each person must take an RT-PCR test at their own expense. If the result is negative, the person may leave the hotel while still complying with the health protocol.

A 14-day quarantine commitment will be required for all passengers coming from abroad, who can spend the compulsory quarantine in a hotel or at home, “with the possibility of conducting a second lab test for coronavirus on the seventh day of quarantine to ensure that the person is free of the disease, thus reducing the compulsory quarantine to a week,” read the statement.

A Nigerian woman identified as Sola Ismail has further boost the integrity of Nigeria after she refunded N38 million to a Chinese company errorously paid into her account.

In a post via Facebook, Elder Olabisi Ekwueme stated that the company had initially refused to refund her money for products she paid for which were out of stock.

Since the products were out of stock, she demanded a refund of the N41,000 she paid for the products. However, the company upon stating its reasons, said it would only refund N38,000.

As a way of avoiding total loss, though not pleased, Sola agreed to the refund. Upon getting an alert, she was credited with N38 million, which was an error from the company.

According to Ekwueme, the businesswoman went to the bank to refund the company’s money “but deducted the bank charges.

“And then, the Chinese company returned the N41k they really should have returned for starters.”

He lauded Sola’s show of integrity, adding that “Nigerians are great people.”

Coronation Insurance Plc, formerly Wapic Insurance Plc has recorded an improved financial performance in its unaudited for  the year ended 31 December 2020 as gross written premium soared to N16.178 billion from N15.201 billion in 2019.

According to the firms filing with the  Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) its profit after tax jumped by 254% to N759.265 million from N214.327 million in 2019.

Recall that the  multi-line insurance company, in  the period ended 30th September, 2020 recorded a Gross Written Premium to the tune of N13.26bn for its unaudited financial results for the period ended 30th September, 2020.

This represents a growth rate of 5% when compared to the figure recorded in the same period in 2019. We sustained this consistent growth in premium by the attainment of leadership status on some major accounts and enhanced underwriting capabilities, said the firm.

According to statement the group’s total underwriting profit grew by 6 percent to N2.67billion year-on-year growth from the N2.45bn recorded in the preceding period of 2019, this the company said is driven by the growth in premiums income and fees and commission income.

The Group closed with a Profit before Tax of N1.07bn representing a YoY decline of 2%, adding that the key drivers of this position were increases in claims and operating expenses for the period.