South Africa is a country that is run by Oligarchy. It was based on race that they ruled others. Rule was split up between English and Afrikaans-speaking whites. They denied non-whates and mixed whites access to the trade and education opportunities.
How Long It Lasted
The form of Oligarchy as a type of government in South Africa lasted for a long time. they were ruled this way starting from the middle of the 1700's till the 1800's it became an official way of government in the year 1948, They only renamed their government keeping it the same.