Top news items in major Zambia media outlets

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LUSAKA, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- The following are news highlights in Zambia's major media outlets on Friday.

-- Authorities in northwestern Zambia's Mwinilunga district have sealed off an area where gold deposits are said to have been discovered, triggering an influx of fortune hunters from all over the country and beyond.

Northwestern Permanent Secretary Willies Mangimela confirmed the discovery of gold as well as sudden rush of prospectors. (Times of Zambia)

-- China is ready to assist the Zambian governed to revitalize the Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) to enable it to reclaim its past glory. (Zambia Daily Mail)

-- Porous borders are impeding the regulation of some medicines and allied substance entering Zambia, the country's medicines regulator has said. (Daily Nation)

-- Health authorities in Zambia say 12,000 cancer cases are being recorded every year in the country.

Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Kennedy Malama said the figures were alarming as it was an indication of the gravity of the problem. (The Mast) Enditem

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