Obama's Brother Loses at Kenyan Polls

Malik Obama, the half-brother of U.S. President, Barack Obama, has failed in his attempt to get elected as a governor in Western Kenya, receiving just one percent on the votes cast in his constituency.

Obama's half-brother, Malik Abango, center right, failed to clinch the position of Siaya County governor (file photo).

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