Philémon Yang

Prime Minister of Cameroon

Philémon Yang (born 1947) is a Cameroonian politician. He was elected Prime Minister of Cameroon in 2009. He left the office in January 2019. His predecessor was Ephraïm Inoni.[1][2] Before he was Prime Minister, Yang was an ambassador to Canada.

Philémon Yang
Philemon Yang, Prime Minister of Cameroon in London, 21 June 2010. (4720521915) cropped.jpg
Prime Minister of Cameroon
In office
30 June 2009 – 4 January 2019
PresidentPaul Biya
Preceded byEphraïm Inoni
Succeeded byJoseph Ngute
Personal details
Born (1947-06-14) 14 June 1947 (age 74)
Jikejem-Oku, British Cameroons
(now Cameroon)
Political partyPeople's Democratic Movement
Alma materUniversity of Yaoundé


  1. Profile at Cameroonian government website Archived 2009-07-05 at the Wayback Machine (in French).
  2. "Fiche sur les nouveaux minitres [sic] (2)", Cameroon Tribune, December 10, 2004 (in French).