The Telegraph reports that the Italian edition of Vanity Fair has tracked down the youngest of Obama's half siblings, the 26 year old George Hussein Onyango Obama, living in a hut in Huruma, a slum on the outskirts of Nairobi.
No-one knows who I am," he told the magazine, before claiming: "I live here on less than a dollar a month.
Huruma is a tough place, last January during the elections there was rioting and six people were hacked to death. The police don't even arrest you they just shoot you.
I have seen two of my friends killed. I have scars from defending myself with my fists. I am good with my fists.
His famous older brother seems rather tight, at least when it comes to spending his own money to help relatives, despite earning a million bucks last year. It was earlier reported that the Senator never made good on his promises to help other family members made during his widely publicized 2006 trip to Kenya.