Several riders have signed new deals for 2018, while others such as Daniel Teklehaimanot are still seeking a WorldTour contract.
For some riders at worlds, the opportunity to show off a flag that many fans may not recognize is one that doesn’t come around every day
Tour de France's first Eritrean riders return to their home country and get a hero's welcome.
Andrew Hood takes a look at what's worth remembering, and forgetting, at the Tour through the opening nine stages
MTN-Qhubeka promises to attack and hunt stages in its historic Tour appearance as Africa's first squad to appear in the race
The veteran sprinter is included on MTN-Qhubeka's nine-man squad that will line up July 4
The South African-registered team will be the first squad from the African continent to race the Tour