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Philémon Yang
Prime Minister of Cameroon
Assumed office
30 June 2009
President Paul Biya
Preceded by Ephraïm Inoni
Personal details
Born 14 June 1947 (1947-06-14) (age 72)
Jikejem-Oku, British Cameroons
(now Cameroon)
Political party People's Democratic Movement
Alma mater University of Yaoundé

Philémon Yang (born 1947) is a Cameroonian politician. He was elected Prime Minister of Cameroon in 2009. His predecessor was Ephraïm Inoni.[1][2] Before he was Prime Minister, Yang was an ambassador to Canada.


  1. Profile at Cameroonian government website (French).
  2. "Fiche sur les nouveaux minitres [sic] (2)", Cameroon Tribune, December 10, 2004 (French).