Sisulu was known for being an astute businessman with interests in mining, media, property, and other commercial endeavours. Sisulu would be remembered for his generosity and integrity.
Starting his career in TV as a full-time actor in 1968 and later director, Franz went on to write numerous TV series, and mini-series between 1980 and 2000. He was a workaholic who gave his life for the soap opera, especially at the beginning. Franz was bigger than life itself. His personality, the way he criticized, his writing talent, his creative skills, what he learned all about soap operas abroad, and the way he worked with you (as a writer) and how he intervened if things went awry. One could fill books about him. But only with this an acknowledgment to Franz as the undisputed and highly-respected king of soap operas. Many people who still write soap operas today have learned from him.
This popular activist launched the first ever LGBTQI feeding scheme from his home, which is also a safe house. Last year Leslie launched the LGBTQI feeding scheme where along with his team they feed thousands of hungry children and their parents each day. The home is also a safe haven for people who have been attacked or rejected by their families due to their sexuality. Over the years, more than 2000 people have sought shelter there.
She was a phenomenal woman, and a stalwart as well. She was such a dynamic person. She went through many challenges and still she was there. She was always there and caring to all who requested her. She was part of the Church on the Hill for a long time and she was a strong woman, a Proverbs 31 woman. She was an amazing woman; a golden heart is saying less of her. She went out of her way a lot just to make sure someone had food. She would drive around to find people she could give meals to and she did an amazing job. She did an outstanding job for her and her family – all of her family was involved. She really had an amazing regard for the homeless and care for the homeless because she really did a lot for them.
She was an exemplary leader, an activist and life-long champion who was determined to change the lives of people, especially those in rural areas. She will be remembered her as an active councillor. She always availed herself and was always passionate about the needs of the people she served. She spent 15 years working for the people of Zululand.