Eritrean cyclist makes Tour de France history


The World’s host Carol Hills speaks with CEO of Team Africa Rising Kimberly Coats about Biniam Girmay’s historic Tour de France win and cycling’s increasing popularity in East Africa.

Yusra, played by Rhianna Merralls, struggles to fall asleep in the play, "Wherever I Lay My Head," performed in London City Hall.

Chronic insomnia plagues young migrants long after they reach their destination

Teklit Michael dreamed of running in the London Olympics. But his country, Eritrea, jailed him. So he fled to Israel.

A life of statelessness derailed this Eritrean runner’s hopes to compete in the Olympics

Teklit Michael, 29, an asylum seeker from Eritrea

Israel has developed a system for pushing out refugees it doesn’t want

Brkitay Gebru wakes every morning at dawn to care for her children. Her husband took off in February and she hasn't heard from him since.

This Eritrean woman found out her husband had abandoned her when she couldn’t find her bank card to pay rent

Berhanu Nega (in baseball cap), with other opposition leaders, speaking to reporters in Addis Ababa in 2005 after elections won by his party were annulled by the regime.

A tenured US professor is leading an Ethiopian rebel group


Berhanu Nega, on leave from Bucknell University, is trying to overthrow the government of his native Ethiopia.