According to a Battlefield 1 forum post by Alexander “Striterax” Hassoon (Live Producer), South Africa will be getting Battlefield 1 servers.
I am very happy to announce that we will be deploying official DICE online game servers for the following regions in early 2017:
These are but the first steps in our ongoing effort to keep supporting Battlefield 1 and our community.
Thank you very much for your feedback, we are listening.
Alexander “Striterax” Hassoon