Bob Geldof is planning to make a charity single to raise money for the Ebola crisis.

The Boomtown Rats singer - who was instrumental in organising Live Aid in 1985 to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia - has apparently been busily approaching other artists about the possibility of them appearing on the track.

The Sun newspaper claims the 63-year-old star is keen to record a new version of Band Aid's iconic charity tune 'Do They Know It's Christmas?', which first hit the charts in 1984 and featured the likes of George Michael, David Bowie and Bono.

What's more, there has also been speculation Bob is planning another fundraiser concert, similar to the one he staged in 1985.

However, Bob's publicist has, thus far, been unwilling to either confirm or deny the rumour, which has been gathering pace.

In an interview last month, the singer was outspoken on the Ebloa crisis, saying Europe and America ''pay no interest in the poor'', suggesting their attitude has led to a deepening of the crisis, which is especially bad in parts of Africa.