His half brother may be the most powerful man in the world but that stardust seemed not to rub off on Malik Obama as he failed miserably to win a county gubernatorial seat in Kenya's recently concluded polls.
Malik Obama, half-brother of US President Barack Obama, addresses a news conference on November 05, 2008 in Kogelo village in Kenya. Malik Obama has failed miserably to win a county gubernatorial seat in Kenya's recently concluded polls.
Obama, 54, who shares a father with United States President Barack Obama, won just 2,792 votes -- some 140,000 behind the final winner -- in his bid to claim the seat for his home area in western Kenya.
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