He has, therefore, been strengthening the web of family connections which has been woven around his wife, Kadra Mahamoud Haid, who acts as a sort of vice president, and their two daughters, presidential adviser Haibado and businesswoman Fatouma-Awo. At the same time, the first lady is discreetly preparing her son from a first marriage, Naguib Abdallah Kamil for high political responsibilities, and helping his sister, Nazli, in her business career. IOG himself has business interests in common with several of his numerous half-brothers, particularly with Saad Omar Guelleh, director general of the Port of Djibouti, which is a major source of income for the country and the presidency. One of the president's cousins, Djama Ali Guelleh,has also managed to hold on to his position as director general of state-owned Electricite de Djibouti (EDD), which served as milking cow for the IOG regime in its early days. This exclusive investigation details all the ramifications of the family network.