Vote-tally lag churns Kenya

Posted: March 7, 2013 at 4:22 a.m.

Frustrated from the wait for results, a woman yells at officials to hurry up at a provincial vote reporting center in the Mathare slum of Nairobi, Kenya, Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Election officials in Kenya transported their ballot counts to be tallied in the capital Wednesday after the preliminary electronic vote counting system broke down, while the coalition of a top presidential candidate levied charges of meddling against Britain's High Commissioner. (AP Photo/Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin)

Kenya’s election commission accepted responsibility Wednesday for the failure of an electronic vote-counting system that has left the country in an electoral limbo, while a leading presidential candidate accused Britain’s high commissioner of meddling in the crucial election.

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