By Liam Morgan

A potentially record-breaking sports journalists seminar has been confirmed as part of the CISA schedule ©CISAThe Africa International Sports Convention (CISA) have confirmed they will be running a seminar for African sports journalists to go alongside the conference.

The seminar is due to take place on March 11 and 12 and is expected to be attended by up to 50 journalists from around 15 countries, a record for the event.

Moderated by the likes of Eurosport's Christian Seychal, International Sports Press Association (AIPS) Africa President Mitchell Obi and Fekrou Kidane, a journalist, author and former director of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the seminar will allow African sports journalists to further develop their skills.

The theme of this year's event will focus on how to successfully manage a sports newspaper and how best to make it profitable in what are tough times for the industry as a whole.

Ethics are also set to be a key theme, along with giving guidance on how to cover multi-sport events ahead of Brazzaville, Congo, which is hosting the African Games in September of this year.

Reporting and advice on video techniques is scheduled to be on the programme of topics discussed, as will the collection and treatment of statistical data in journalism.

The seminar first took place at the 2012 edition of CISA, held in Bamako, Mali.

CISA is scheduled to take place from March 11 to 15 in the Rwandan capital Kigali and the highly-anticipated Convention will bring together more than 400 sporting leaders, decision-makers, practitioners and athletes from across Africa and the rest of the world.

The Convention will include speeches from highly-influential African sporting administrators, as well as a CISA Kids Project, a Sports Ministers seminar and an induction ceremony into the Africa Sport's Hall of Fame.

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