Protests took place this month against the government and international forces' failure to tackle rising violence in Mali

The Prime Minister of Mali and his entire government have resigned, following an upsurge in violence.

On Wednesday, a motion of no confidence was passed as MPs blamed Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga for failing to handle the unrest.

Last month, scores of herds men were killed by a rival ethnic group.

Meanwhile President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, has accepted the resignation of the prime minister and his ministers.

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